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Mac High student body president Allison Robertson talks about an art installation she helped make possible as part of leadership class.

DAR honors good citizens

Yamhill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, named McMinnville High School senior Allison Robertson the winner of its annual Good Citizen contest. Robertson, who earlier was named her ...

Willamina fills planning commission opening

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council appointed Ila Schunter to the planning commission Tuesday night. She will fill a seat vacated with the resignation of Michelle Nolan. The term expires Aug. ...

Willamina grappling with flood of students

WILLAMINA — Enrollment in the Willamina School District is at capacity, Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick told the school board Monday night. The mid-December headcount was 897, according to numbers ...

Spirit Mountain preps for new gaming machines

Spirit Mountain Casino is laying the groundwork for the next generation of slot machines — replacing games of total chance with skill-based gaming types. Federal regulators last month agreed on ...

Grand Ronde man dies of crash injuries

LINCOLN CITY — Grand Ronde resident Edward Bolton Jr., 47, died Saturday, Dec. 23, of injuries sustained a day earlier when the pickup he was driving crashed and partially submerged in Devils Lake. Bolton ...

Sheridan council accepts auditor's report

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council accepted the auditor’s report for fiscal year 2016-17 at its regular meeting Monday night. Grove, Mueller & Swank, P.C. of Salem performed the audit ...

Willamina finalizes building sale

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council finalized an agreement Tuesday to sell the city’s former public works building to local contractor Brian O’Neil for $119,000. The main structure ...

Willamina vo-ag building nearing completion

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School District’s vo-ag building, already being used by students and staff while under construction, is nearing completion. Grounds and Maintenance Supervisor Craig ...

Norovirus outbreak feared at Sheridan High School

SHERIDAN — With so many Sheridan High School students and staff members absent with a gastrointestinal illness, Yamhill County officials are concerned about a norovirus outbreak threatening public ...

Health officials fear norovirus outbreak at Sheridan High School; precautions being taken

Testing of staff and students underway at school

Sheridan City Council meeting canceled

SHERIDAN - The Sheridan City Council meeting, originally scheduled for 7 o'clock tonight, has been canceled. The council will meet next at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18.

Student responsible for Sheridan High threat

SHERIDAN — A student was responsible for posting threatening graffiti discovered Monday in two locations at Sheridan High School, according to Superintendent Steve Sugg. He said the student was ...

Student said to be responsible for Sheridan High threat

SHERIDAN - A Sheridan High School student was responsible for written graffiti found in two locations on school grounds Monday that warned of a possible threat at the high school, according to Superintendent ...

Willamina moves forward with water treatment work

WILLAMINA — The city’s water treatment infrastructure has been upgraded significantly, Willamina City Manager Kenna West told the council at this month’s meeting. Willamina Creek changed ...

Tommy Douglass

Teen wins contest

CARLTON — Tommy Douglass, a McMinnville High School junior, took first place in Carlton American Legion Post 173's annual high school oratorical contest, held Saturday. Contestants are asked to ...

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